German defence minister rejects Trump’s claims, says Berlin owes no debt to NATO
Germany

German defence minister rejects Trump’s claims, says Berlin owes no debt to NATO

Germany's defence minister rejected US president Donald Trump's claim that Berlin owes NATO "vast sums of money".

‘Nazi measures’: Erdogan launches scathing attack against Merkel
Germany

‘Nazi measures’: Erdogan launches scathing attack against Merkel

Erdogan said the crisis in relations with Europe over the last days "showed that a new page had been opened in the ongoing fight against our country."

Planned attack or impulse? French investigators probe airport attacker’s motives
France

Planned attack or impulse? French investigators probe airport attacker’s motives

French investigators were on Sunday trying to establish whether the man shot dead after holding up a soldier at Orly airport in Paris had planned the attack or acted on impulse.

Trump ‘did not refuse to shake Merkel’s hand’, says spokesperson
Germany

Trump ‘did not refuse to shake Merkel’s hand’, says spokesperson

"I don't think he heard the question."

‘My son was no terrorist’: Airport attacker’s father
France

‘My son was no terrorist’: Airport attacker’s father

The father of the French man shot dead at Paris' Orly airport after attacking a soldier said on Sunday that his son's actions were caused by drink and drugs.

Swedish government announces inquiry to tackle deportations of foreign workers
Sweden

Swedish government announces inquiry to tackle deportations of foreign workers

The Swedish government on Sunday announced plans to review convoluted labour laws, in order to allow more people to stay and work in Sweden.

Flights resume at Orly airport as investigators question attacker’s family
France

Flights resume at Orly airport as investigators question attacker’s family

Things were returning to normal on Sunday, a day after a man triggered a major security alert and travel chaos when he attacked a soldier before being shot dead.

Police arrest, then release, Swede wanted internationally for terror links
Sweden

Police arrest, then release, Swede wanted internationally for terror links

A Swedish citizen in his 50's, who is reportedly wanted internationally for terror links, was detained on Saturday afternoon.

Inside the ‘humanitarian corridor’ offering Syrian refugees a new life in Italy
Italy

Inside the ‘humanitarian corridor’ offering Syrian refugees a new life in Italy

"This trip is a leap into the future. I can build my life anew."

Schulz sets out his plan to challenge Merkel
Germany

Schulz sets out his plan to challenge Merkel

Martin Schulz will take on the world's most powerful woman in Germany's September elections. So how does he plan to do it?

Meet the candidates vying to become the next French president
France

Meet the candidates vying to become the next French president

A powerful far-right leader, a scandal-hit conservative, a 39-year-old former investment banker and a man who believes the EU is an American plot: here are the candidates bidding to become French president.

France’s presidential candidates: The view from abroad
France

France’s presidential candidates: The view from abroad

The ups and downs of the French presidential election have captured international attention. So how are the main candidates viewed abroad?

Turkey fumes over Kurdish rally in Frankfurt
Germany

Turkey fumes over Kurdish rally in Frankfurt

Some 30,000 pro-Kurdish demonstrators rallied in the German city of Frankfurt on Saturday calling for "democracy in Turkey" and urging a "no" vote in an upcoming referendum on expanding Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.

Who ya gonna call? Pope encourages priests to use exorcists when needed
Italy

Who ya gonna call? Pope encourages priests to use exorcists when needed

Pope Francis on Friday advised priests who hear troubled confessions from parishioners to not hesitate to call on the services of an exorcist.

Teens charged over southern France school shooting
France

Teens charged over southern France school shooting

Authorities said the teen was motivated to launch the assault due to "bad relationships" with his classmates.

Paris airport attacker told soldiers ‘I’m ready to die for Allah’
France

Paris airport attacker told soldiers ‘I’m ready to die for Allah’

The assailant had an extensive criminal record and had previously been suspected of radicalization.

France tells Eta disarmament must be ‘unconditional’

France tells Eta disarmament must be ‘unconditional’

"The terms cannot be subject to any negotiation."